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Today's News

  • Ellis gets off to good, but late, start at Old Mill

      MOUNT WASHINGTON — Just because school started in August for most of the county doesn’t mean it started for everybody.

    It didn’t start for Old Mill Elementary’s newest first grade teacher, Rachel Ellis, until the last few days of September.

  • UPDATE: Police locate missing individual

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police Department on Thursday afternoon:

     The Shepherdsville Police Department has located Joshua Ryan Sharp and thanks the public for their assistance.

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  • Police seeking individuals in Wee Stor-It theft case

     PIONEER VILLAGE – Invesitagators with the Pioneer Village Police Department have received several new leads regarding a major theft at the Wee Stor-It storage lot.

    The department issued a press release stating that the leads have resulted in recovered property and new leads, along with two persons of interest that are now being sought.

    Police are seeking David Embry Simmons, 43, and John Wilson Sparks Jr., 42, both of Shepherdsville, in relation to the theft investigation.

  • Two Louisville men guilty of drug possession, distribution

     LOUISVILLE – Two Louisville residents recently pleaded guilty in United States District Court before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay to multiple charges including aiding and abetting and conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin and methamphetamine announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Oscar Portillo, age 39, and Jose Luis Madrigal II, age 24, pleaded guilty to the charges and remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service. Charges were dismissed against a third defendants.

  • Leaders are talking contract

     CLERMONT —  Could it be?

    Could there be an agreement in the works to settle the long-standing, expensive dispute between two agencies which run the Southeast Bullitt fire services?

    Before anyone does any back flips or threatens to hold their breath, the story of an agreement has been written before.

    The latest evidence of an accord between the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board came at a recent meeting.

  • Former executive assistant sentenced, to serve restitution for wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today that Jill Maree Chester, 43, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., following her conviction on criminal counts of wire fraud, stemming from Chester’s actions while she worked as an executive assistant at a Louisville business.

  • No beavers hurt in their relocation on Alpha Way project

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The community center behind the old city hall will remain just that.

    The Shepherdsville City Council rejected a request to turn the community center into space for public works.

    At a previous meeting, the discussion centered around the need to provide additional space for public works.

    Besides getting its equipment out of the elements, the existing building leaks and has no heat and air conditioning.

  • Cedar Grove seeks ukuleles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At Cedar Grove Elementary, faculty and staff hope to spend Christmas like they're on Christmas Island.

  • Illegal immigrant charged with illegal re-entry

     LOUISVILLE Miguel Angel Villasenor-Saucedo, a Mexican national illegally present in the United States, was charged this week by grand jury indictment with Illegal Re-entry After Deportation, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Miguel Angel Villasenor-Saucedo, 40, residing in Louisville, Kentucky, is a citizen of Mexico who on October 22, 2016 was found to be illegally present in the United States after having been deported from the United States on May 13, 2013.

  • LIGHT UP MW

     A new pavilion calls for new lights and a new way to celebrate a Mount Washington tradition.

    Light Up Mount Washington brought the city together under the recently finished pavilion to kick off the city’s holiday season.

    Choirs took to the outdoor stage before the parade, led by the Bullitt East Marching Band, carried Santa and Mrs. Claus to the church for pictures.

    After a countdown from First Baptist of Mount Washington pastor Billy Compton, dancing lights in sync to merry music brightened Main Street.